Resources search

Inclusive Tanzania network : access to education and political participation of persons with disabilities

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD
Ed
October 2014

Expand view

MTAJU - Inclusive Tanzania was a pilot project aiming to empower persons with disabilities through inclusive education and political participation that ran from November 2005 to December 2010. MTAJU is a network of Tanzanian Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs) and Pro Disability Organizations (PDOs), who campaign together for an inclusive society where people with disabilities enjoy the same rights as other citizens. The project's main aims were the legal, political and social establishment of the right to education of children with disabilities and the right to political participation of persons with disabilities. This short learning guide is based on the full project report and highlights the key lessons learned by the project team. This guide would be very useful for anyone interested in the access to education for children with disabilities and the participation of disabled people in public and political life in Africa in particular and the global south in general

Learning Guide, 2/2014

Violence and abuse : what can I do? information for disabled or deaf women

SHAH, Sonali
BALDERSTON, Susie
WOODIN, Sarah
January 2014

Expand view

This leaflet presents information for disabled or Deaf women, or women who have an impairment or long-term health condition who have been a victim or survivor of violence. It presents information about rights and services in the UK that can help. It highlights barriers to accessing services or information, makes recommendations and presents what works based upon project results.

 

Note: The information in this leaflet is also available in large print, BSL, audio and Easy Read versions. You can access them at: http://women-disabilities-violence.humanrights.at/publications

Count me in campaign

SIGHTSAVERS
2010

Expand view

This resource presents information about a Signtsavers’ campaign that "focuses specifically on addressing the primary educational needs of children who are visually impaired. Without provision for these children the MDG of universal primary education for all will not be achieved." The campaign aims to raise awareness of the issues surrounding inclusive education and to generate funding. Information is highlighted about Sightsavers’ work across Africa, Asia and the Caribbean

Young voices : young people’s views of inclusive education

LEWIS, Ingrid
September 2008

Expand view

This booklet provides young people's perspectives of inclusive education based upon the findings of Young Voices, an inclusive education project in primary, secondary and vocational schools in Uganda and Tanzania. Students with and without disabilities participated in the Young Voices activities. The booklet highlights the issues raised about inclusive education policy, attitudes, behaviour, resource allocation and environmental issues. It contains students’ photos, drawings and quotations to illustrate their responses. It is useful for people interested in inclusive education issues in Eastern Africa

Using the disability symbol : a guide for employers

JOB CENTRE PLUS
September 2007

Expand view

The disability symbol is a means of communication in the UK that is intended to help inform employees, and other disabled people who might be interested in an organisation, that the employer has a positive approach to employing disabled people. This leaflet describes the disability symbol and provides information on the design and usage criteria for the symbol. This information is useful to employers in the UK

Young voices : young people’s views of inclusive education

LEWIS, Ingrid
2007

Expand view

This short film and accompanying booklet students with and without disabilities who have participated in the Young Voices activities, provide their personal perspectives of inclusive education. The schools were partners in inclusive education projects with the Atlas Alliance
This resource would be useful for people interested in inclusive education issues in Eastern Africa

Speaking out : a guide for advocates for children and young people with learning disabilities

NATIONAL SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO CHILDREN (NSPCC)
VOICE UK
2005

Expand view

Speaking out is a guide aimed at advocates for children and young people with learning disabilities. It explains what makes a good advocate and what doesn’t, and refers to important issues such as respect, independence, information sharing and promoting the rights of children and young persons with disabilities. Although primarily aimed at disability rights advocates in the UK, this guide can be useful to anyone working with children and young people with learning disabilities

Disabled children in South Africa : progress in implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child 2002

LANSDOWN, Gerison
2002

Expand view

Despite the explicit inclusion of disability as a ground for protection against discrimination in the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the reality of disabled children remains largely unchanged in most countries of the world. South Africa, which has introduced a framework of progressive legislation and strategies, provides an interesting model from which to assess progress and possibilities for change. This is an interesting resource for policy makers, planners and CBR managers

Initiatives for deaf education (in the Third world)

ENABLING EDUCATION NETWORK (EENET)
November 2001

Expand view

The following booklets were developed at INITIATIVES workshops. Three booklets reflect the recommendations made at the workshop in Beni Sueif, Egypt, 1997. The fourth contains the recommendations of the workshop held in India in 1994. The titles of the booklets are:
Issues and Recommendations for Interpreters;
Issues and Recommendations for Parents;
Issues and Recommendations for Sign Language; and
Issues and Recommendations for Teachers

Disability prevention and rehabilitation in primary health care : a guide for district health and rehabilitation managers

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION (WHO)
1996

Expand view

This book is aimed at mid-level rehabilitation workers and health workers. It gives suggestions on how to strengthen disability prevention and rehabilitation work within existing primary health care services. It describes how to assess disabled people's situation, assess the healthcare system's provision of services to disabled people, set priorities and make a plan of action

Teaching strategies and management of deafblind children

SENSE INTERNATIONAL (INDIA)

Expand view

Everyday activities such as; walking, running, bending, sitting, writing, dressing, are not always easy for children who are deafblind. This booklet offers some strategies to parents, carers and teachers for teaching such skills to deafblind children

A comprehensive book on individualized educational programme (IEP) for children with deafblindness and multi sensory impairments

SENSE INTERNATIONAL (INDIA)

Expand view

A multidisciplinary team is responsible for creating and evaluating individualised education plans (IEPs) for students with deafblindness. Writing a complete IEP is often perceived as a challenging task by many special educators. This booklet provides a step by step guide to understand, develop and write effective IEPs for children with deafblindness. This booklet is useful to special educators and families working with deafblind children

Pages

E-bulletin

Source e-bulletin on Disability and Inclusion

Subscribe to updates